Penmac Staffing

Senior Quality Manager

Staples, Minnesota
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Feb 23, 2018
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Job Duties:
  • Assisting with inspection, documentation, Vender qualification, customer/vender communications, corrective action follow-up, with main focus to be on aiding in the achievement of Department and Company wide goals.
  • Direct and guide the quality function in systems implementation and customer support. This includes internal and external documentation, customer and supplier contact, evaluation and updating /purchase of equipment, gage requirements and calibration, assist in establishment of and adherence to departmental budget, monitoring specification compliance requirements, capability analysis, review of statistical process control, and sampling plans. This planning must be developed concurrently with the Company Wide Plan.
  • Maintain and manage the quality management system in regards to registration to ISO 9001 and IATF 16949, as the Management Representative. This includes (but is not limited to) completing internal audits, ensuring changes to our QMS system are documented in Quality Manual, and coordinating and participating in the annual 3rd party audit.
  • Assist in location of, and lead in qualifying, developing, and managing quality of off-shore/sourcing supply base, including Vendor visits abroad, audit of existing suppliers, communication, review of prints / projects for RFQs to ensure complete understanding by suppliers, work with suppliers for resolution of quality issues, audit and approval of potential off-shore suppliers for sourcing. Manage and provide direction to Native Chinese Quality Engineer. 
  • Responsible for qualifying and developing domestic supply base, including vendor visits, communication, review of prints / projects for RFQs to ensure complete understanding by suppliers, work with suppliers for resolution of quality issues, audit and approval of new and existing suppliers. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of supplier certification program. Work with suppliers in developing of capabilities and quality systems. 
  • Provide direct supervision and direction for manufacturing quality department staff, including, but not limited to: performance management of staff, completion of individual performance appraisals, departmental staffing, and training. 
  • Complete and assist with inspection, compile and review qualification information, complete, or assist in the completion of required documentation, as necessary. Initiate corrective actions, as required, and provide reports as to status and follow up.
  • Communicate information, resulting from testing and analysis, to Purchasing and Sales, and other internal and external customers. Aid in determination of actions required to resolve problems.
  • Assist in the establishment and implementation of procedures, including documentation, training and awareness, to be used by and/or delivered to Vendors and Quality Department personnel.
  • Provide Quality Assurance coverage as requested for Customer required sorts and conferences. 
  • Provide support in entering of RMAs, monitoring of DCRs and Deviations, and PPM tracking. 
  • Manage calibrated equipment.

  • ​Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years' Experience.

  • ​Full Time
  • Monday through Friday
  • Salaried position, Pay DOE
  • Occasional Travel
  • Full Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability, Critical Illness
  • 401 K (Immediately Vested)
  • 2 weeks Vacation/PTO
  • $30,000 Company Paid Life Insurance
    • Teledoctor (24/7 doctor access - COMPANY PAID)
  • Additional voluntary life insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Safety shoe reimbursement

Apply online at or give us a call at 218-824-9675 for our Brainerd location! Or give the Wadena office a call at 218-632-9675!

The Area's Only Employee Owned Staffing agency. Penmac Staffing - "We Place People First."

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